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North American stock markets appear set for a mildly stronger start this morning amid signs of progress at last in the negotiations aimed at averting the U.S. "fiscal cliff."

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the talks to ease the burden of tax hikes and spending increases set to take hold at the start of next year have been making steady progress in recent days. While big differences remain, the Journal quoted unnamed sources in both the Republican and Democratic camps as saying there has been a significant shift and more "serious" behind closed doors discussions are under way.

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